56% of landlords in the UK live within 10 miles of their rental property, according to new research. The latest monthly lettings index from property agency Countrywide shows that the North East is the region where landlords live closest to their rental properties, with 72% within 10 miles.

House prices in the UK three months up to February were 2.1% higher than in the three months up to November, according to the latest index from Halifax. The UK lender also says the annual rate of price increase also rose again with prices in the three months to February 7.9% higher than in the same period last year.

Buying at auction is becoming increasingly popular for those looking to property as a long-term investment plan. Inspired by TV programmes such as Homes Under the Hammer, first time property developers and buy-to-let landlords are turning to auction houses in the hopes they will provide good long-term rental income and a return on their money if and when they...

Building work is under way at a new £78.4 million property development in London which is part of the city’s major housing programme and one of the largest regeneration projects in the east of the city. The housing development is set to provide 418 brand new homes in a former gravel pit and landfill site in Dagenham on land...

Annual rent rises have halved over the last year, according to a major lettings network, as more tenants have found it easier to make the jump onto the property ladder. Private sector rents stood at £745 per month in January across England and Wales, marking a 1.5% year-on-year increase, according to LSL Property Services. As well as being lower...

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